Day 160- Thankful for sacrifice, especially Christ’s Supreme Sacrifice

“He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities, and the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 This last month I’ve observed that with all the talk of COVID-19, the news of people dying from it, and the fears associated with that,… Read More Day 160- Thankful for sacrifice, especially Christ’s Supreme Sacrifice

Day 137- Thankful I can come to Jesus just as I am and don’t have to clean myself up first

Sunday morning in our church small group we studied The Prodigal Son. Even though I’ve heard the story so many times, I still discovered something new. 17“But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 18I will arise… Read More Day 137- Thankful I can come to Jesus just as I am and don’t have to clean myself up first

Day 130 – Thankful that someone cared enough to tell me the good news

“We were gentle among you, like a nursing mother caring for her children. We cared so deeply that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God, but our own lives as well. That is how beloved you have become to us.” 1 Thessalonians 2 :7,8 By now most of you… Read More Day 130 – Thankful that someone cared enough to tell me the good news

Day 96 – Thankful for wind chimes and for the Spirit wind ringing out His love

I think that in the past, January is the month where I have just trudged through the month. Christmas is over, and spring is at least 2 months away. So, this looking for something to be thankful for in January has me reaching a little farther, beyond my normal, beyond my negative feelings about coldness,… Read More Day 96 – Thankful for wind chimes and for the Spirit wind ringing out His love

Day 84 – Thankful for God’s favor, delight, and good will toward us

Years after being raised in a religious atmosphere, which is not the same as a godly atmosphere, I finally learned that, as God’s child, He delights in me! And here all that time I had been subconsciously thinking that somehow I had to continue to work for His approval. I knew I was saved by… Read More Day 84 – Thankful for God’s favor, delight, and good will toward us

Day 75 – Thankful for forgiveness and the strength to forgive

At this time of year, many of us become acutely aware of the lack of peace, especially in the family front. Sometimes it’s because of a broken family or a blended family or rejection by a parent. Sometimes it may be that mean family member that just can’t let a year go by without making… Read More Day 75 – Thankful for forgiveness and the strength to forgive

Day 35 – Thankful that Jesus loves me even when others do or say unloving things

It’s been a good day, really! But you know how sometimes you can feel fine, but you have this little rock in your shoe that’s really bothering you, and you just have to stop asap and get it out? Sometimes that’s the way I feel about unkind things that people say. Maybe they’re not even… Read More Day 35 – Thankful that Jesus loves me even when others do or say unloving things